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Business English TEST 1

1. Read and translate the story then correct the sentences according to the test. The situation on the market was difficult. People needed cheap goods. It was difficult to sell expensive goods. We wanted to buy cheap goods from our partners. We wanted to get profit. Our partners offered us a good discount. In fact they even reduced the price. We organized a meeting. At the meeting we discussed the collaboration. They offered a good Translation:

1. The situation on the market was not difficult. 2. People needed cheap goods. 3. It was not difficult to sell expensive goods. 4. We did not want to buy cheap goods from our partners. 5. We wanted to get profit. 6. Our partners did not offer us a good discount. 7. In fact they even did not reduce the price. 8. We organized a meeting. 9. At the meeting we did not discuss the collaboration. 10.They offered a bad approach. 11.We agreed. 12.The price was not small and the delivery was not cheap. 13.It was a very profitable deal. 2. Write the sentences in Present Continuous, Present Simple and Past Simple. 1. Now they (offer) a good deal. 2. They . (reduce) the price last week. 3. We (discuss) the model right now.

4. We (not/offer) a discount, we (offer) to reduce the price. 5. We . (offer) to organize the meeting last week. 6. We .. (not/discuss) collaboration every month. 7. He . (show) a new approach how to increase the profit now. 8. They .. (not/reduce) the price every month. 9. We (increase) the price by 5% last week. 10. They . (improve) their positions on the market last year. 11. I always (provide) all necessary information. 12.We (not/develop) useless projects. 13.I (deal) with these people now. 14.She .. (organize) many presentations. 15.We . (discuss) the meeting last time. 16They always .. (discuss) everything before they . (do) it. 17.I .. (not/agree) to this approach. 18.They always (deliver) goods on Friday. 19.We never .. (buy) cheap goods. 20.We . (speak) about difficult things now. 21.I. (not/need) your help. 22.We .. (deliver) only expensive goods.

3. Write the translation of the words. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. offer price model discount meeting collaboration 7. approach 8. profitable 9. profit 10. reduce 11. increase 12. improve 13. provide 14. develop 15.deliver 16. deal 17. organize 18. meeting 19. discuss 20. agree 21. goods 22. cheap 23. difficult 24. need 25. expensive